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What treatment is best for appendicitis?

Appendicitis is when a part of the small intestine (called the appendix) is inflamed.  Each of us has an approximate 7% lifetime risk of having appendicitis. Why is appenditis important?  Death can result if appendicitis isn’t treated.  If the appendix … Continue reading

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Appendicitis. What to watch for…

Why do we have an appendix?  We do not know the function of this part of your intestine.  The appendix is located in the lower right side of the abdomen and when it becomes inflamed immediate medical care is needed to prevent a … Continue reading

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